Maldives Police Service on Tuesday have conducted a special operation in Raa Atoll. The operation has was launched in connection with a separatist group which are engaged in crime including robberies and damages in properties across the atoll. The Police have now brought five suspects under police custody in connection to the crimes.
Police spokesperson on Tuesday has reported that a group of people have been traveling across the atoll despite the travel restriction. As the public Health Emergency has been announced to curb the spread of new corona virus in the country.
The spokesperson have noted that police across the Raa Atoll have been mobilized to tackle the crimes committed by the group and the police would be working around the clock to handle the following situation.